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Salary: Competitive per annum plus excellent benefits
Contract: 12 months secondment / fixed term

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Location: The VHQ, Crawley, Sussex
Closing date: 26th January 2020
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In a nutshell

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Analyst to join the business intelligence Commercial team at Virgin Atlantic. Currently in this team we are looking at our technical solutions from a new perspective and extending our on-premise data solutions to the cloud. We will be re-engineering the business analytics space, using a mix of cutting-edge tech including Azure Data Factory / Data Lake, SQL database, SSAS, Tableau, and Power BI, as well as integrating a machine learning platform.

Working within an agile team, you will support in developing ETL scripts which will allowus to bring in all of our varied business data into a central data warehouse; creating rich dashboards, reports and other visualisations.


Day to day

Interrogate various datasets that support various reports and ad hoc queries
Schedule data feeds into the business using API’s and ETL’s

Provide technical solutions as business requests requires

Outline and build architectural views of how data should move and land in the business

Work with IT on those architectural views and needed support

Normalize data sets

Manage source control around development environments

Analyse and understand the existing and new data

Build visualization in Tableau that support data stories


About you

To succeed in this role, you will have experience in analytics, business intelligence or visualizations/dashboarding. Coupled with demonstrable expertise with Tableau & Power BI and extensive knowledge in SQL/Python/DAX/R.

You will have DB development experience with stored procedures, query tools and scripting, e.g various versions of SQL (SQL, Server, Oracle), XML Files (Internal and external via SFTP) direct from Excel. Coupled with this you will hold experience within data warehouse design and development using multi-dimensional modelling techniques.

A natural born communicator, you will have strong written and verbal communication skills to form strong working relationships with key internal stakeholders and feel comfortable in conveying key business information. You will be analytical in your approach and enjoy looking at large sets of data. If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear form you!

The perks

We recognise the value you add to our dynamic company. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits to help you enjoy life to the full, including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic destinations. Of course, you can also take advantage of discounts on our amazing Virgin Holidays hotels. We also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes and life assurance. You can even self-select what’s important to you through our benefits portal. We appreciate that life is busy, so when operationally possible, remote working is available.

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